Pastors are more likely than not to encounter a domestic violence situation happening within the homes of their congregants. But are they prepared to handle the situation wisely? A non-profit in Los Angeles will be providing a sponsored training program this fall to equip pastors and seminarians with the knowledge they need to not only provide appropriate help to victims of domestic violence, but also be able to spread awareness of it and help prevent further cases.
Reverend David B. Oh, the senior pastor of Southern California Bethel Church in Buena Park, was inaugurated as this newspaper's first chairman of the board of directors.
Over One Year After He Was Stabbed by a Stranger, One Campus Ministry Staff Continues Sharing the Gospel
Over a year after an accident that almost took the life of Eugene Choi, a video in which Choi shares his testimony of the ways he has been encountering God throughout the recovery process has been touching the hearts of many people.
A new Barna study has compiled a list of most generous cities in America, which adds to an earlier list published earlier this year of the most Bible-minded cities, preceded by lists of churchless cities and post-Christian cities released in 2015.
A church for Korean American students in the University of Georgia (UGA), located in Athens, GA, will be launched this fall, called Campus Compass Mission Church (C2M). The first worship service will be August 14, and will take place in the Presbyterian Student Center.
Grace Mission University (eng.gm.edu) officially achieved accredited member status in the ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. and Canada) this June. Previously, the school had also achieved accredited member status in other associations including in TRACS (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools) and ABHE (Association for Biblical Higher Education).
Tacoma First Baptist Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School earlier this month from July 5 to 9. The VBS featured sermons and worship each day, and Bible studies led by different teachers according to age groups. Some 100 children went up to the altar to receive Christ, confessed that they are sinners, and confessed that Jesus is the son of God and that he is their Savior and Lord.
Prominent evangelical pastors, authors, and musicians were featured at a recent prayer gathering that took place on Saturday at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. called “Together 2016,” during which Christians petitioned for change — a ‘reset’ — in their families, in churches, and in the country as a whole.
New Covenant Academy, a K-12 Christian school located in Los Angeles, will be hosting an apologetics event featuring Dr. Hugh Ross, the president and founder of Reasons to Believe, the school announced on Tuesday.
New Life Bible Camp, a summer camp for children hosted every summer by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, will be taking place this year from July 18 to 21 at Rancho Ybarra Christian Camp, located in Tujunga.
Family Chapel, the English ministry (EM) of Oriental Mission Church, has brought on Joshua Lim as its new associate pastor earlier this month. Lim, who preached his first sermon as associate pastor on July 3, will be working alongside Peter Yoo, who is also an associate pastor of Family Chapel. As Lim takes on the roles of teaching and developing small groups, Yoo will continue to take care of the administrative needs of the congregation.
While most churches — including Korean ones — tend to feature Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) that follow curricula developed by American churches and organizations, one church in Los Angeles is setting itself apart and hoping to instead focus on ‘Korean-style’ aspects of worship, including early dawn prayers, late-night worship, and Bible memorization.
Seeds of Worship (SOW), the Korean American musical and body worship team consisting of children and teens, hosted its annual performance on June 25 at Nachimban Church. About 500 people gathered, and the performance garnered large interest from the community.
The life-size replica of Noah’s Ark by Creationist Ken Ham, built on exactly the same specifications as described in the Bible, finally opened Kentucky, drawing about 8,000 people to the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
A summer camp for Korean American youth in the Northwest region of the U.S. called ‘Dare to Be a Daniel’ took place from June 29 to July 1 at Tacoma Central Mission Church.